Teachers need to integrate technology seamlessly into the curriculum instead of viewing it as an add-on, an afterthought, or an event.
We found that students of all ages were turning to online videos for their education. Online videos were offering a more personalized way of learning, allowing children or students to learn at their own pace. We wanted to capitalized on this opportunity and create animations that would allow people to learn new things at a comfortable level.
Thus, Alien Animation was born. We wanted to become an ambitious animation studio that promotes curiosity, awareness and justice through the power of simple, interactive and captivating animations. Alien Animation creates animated shorts that break down important issues, depicts critical concepts and delivers an easy to understand message. We work with anyone that has a vision and concept that needs to be shared with the world.
Episode 12: Bizarre facts about North Korea!
Welcome to Curisoty180 and let's talk about the 8 most bizarre and horrifying facts about life in North Korea. This script was written and recorded last year in collaboration with the wonderful AlyMew who narrated the bizarre facts. A lot of things are happening around the world and one of the hot topics of this year has been North Korea.
Our team decided to end the year off with this episode along with the announcement of our new Facebook exclusive segment, 180 News! Be sure to like, subscribe, and follow us on all social platforms! Exciting things ahead.
Episode 14: If you don't know who Gary Vaynerchuk (also known as Gary Vee) is, you probably didn't watch the video and if you didn't want to watch the video... you are missing out!
Gary Vaynerchuk is a serial entrepreneur and the CEO and co-founder of VaynerMedia, a full-service digital agency servicing Fortune 500 clients across the company's 4 locations. Gary is also a public speaker, investor, and 4-time New York Times Bestselling Author.
We hope you enjoyed our animated take on the journey of an individual who showed hard work and an understanding of your surrounding is powerful. Above all else, being happy in what you do!
Episode 13: In this episode, Curiosity180 explores the unforgiving actions of Hurricane Harvey. We teamed up with Ethical Music Entertainment to raise awareness of the catastrophic events and to support to all victims of Hurricane Harvey.
As noted at the end of the episode, please be sure to do your own research and finding out the details of what is happening with the recovery and spread the word!
Episode 12: "If there's one thing Kevin Hart can do, it's sell shoes. If there's one thing Kevin Hart can do better than sell shoes, it's explode into one of the foremost comedians and entertainers in the industry today."- Bio
We're back and welcoming two new members to our Curiosity family, Arvin & Maria Erika "Pepper" De Guzman! This is the first animated short starting our new playlist "Motivate & Inspire" where we will talk about influencers in the world making a difference the best way they know how.
Episode 11: What would you say is the most dangerous animal on Earth? Sharks? Snakes? Bears? The animal kingdom has some pretty deadly animals, but have you ever wondered what the world's most dangerous animals are? Well... here is a list of the top 10 most dangerous animals on earth.
Note: All calculations have wide error margins.
Episode 10: Two popular theories on how life was created on earth are...
1. The Primordial Soup Theory suggest that 3.8 billion to 3.55 billion years ago life began in a pond or ocean as a result of the combination of chemicals from the atmosphere and some form of energy to make amino acids, the building blocks of proteins, which would then evolve into the first species on Earth.
2. Panspermia, the theory that life on the earth originated from microorganisms or chemical precursors of life present in outer space and able to initiate life on reaching a suitable environment.
Tardigrades can withstand...
1. Temperatures from 1 K to ~420 K
2. Tardigrades in the tun state could survive a pressure of 600 megapascals (MPa). At these crushing pressures, proteins and DNA are ripped apart!
3. Ionizing radiation hundreds of times higher than the lethal dose for a human
4. Vacuum of outer space
5. 30+ years without food or water!
Episode 9: Having a crush on someone is very similar to being addicted to drugs. The limbic brain, the same part that gets addicted to drugs is responsible for the feelings you have when you develop a crush. Our limbic brain hasn't evolved since two million years ago; therefore, the kinds of things that we normally find attractive have not changed since then.
It's tough, asking a person to get over a crush is like asking a heroin addict to quit. It really is not that easy. Once your limbic system is used to the regular level of dopamine coming in, it's going to make you do things; whether you like it or not.
Episode 8: Asian flush, also widely known as Asian glow happens to certain people of Asian descent after they have consumed alcohol. The Asian flush affects about 36% percent of Northeast Asians, primarily Chinese, Japanese and Koreans. The Asian flush is due to the body detecting a threat and triggering an immune response. When people drink alcohol, the liver has to break down a chemical called ethanol. The liver does this using two enzymes, ADH and ALDH-2. However, the problem arises when people have a mutated ALDH2 gene. As a result, people with this mutation accumulate a toxic substance called acetaldehyde at a level about 6 TIMES HIGHER than normal people.Watch Now
Episode 7: The chances of being killed by a bear while visiting the Yellowstone National park is 1 in 2.1 million. The good news is that it is not likely that you will be killed or attacked by a bear. However, for those unfortunate people with extremely bad luck, here is a video on how to avoid bear attacks.
Assuming a brown bear has not yet attacked and slapped you in the face, you should slowly and quietly begin backing away. If a black bear is about to attack you, well... then wipe those tears off your face and get ready to fight for your life.
Some myths and misconceptions:
1. Grizzly bears cannot climb trees? FALSE, both grizzly and black bears can climb trees.
2. Bears cannot run downhill because their front legs are shorter than its hind legs. FALSE, bears can outrun you no matter where you try to run, don't believe us? Go run away from a bear downhill and see for yourself.
Episode 6: Each taste bud contains 50 to 100 taste receptor cells. Some of which belong to a special class of vanilloid receptor called VR1 receptors. It turns out that spicy foods contain an active ingredient called capsaicin that is able to bind onto and activate the VR1 receptors.Watch Now
Episode 5: The internet is an awesome and sophisticated platform, but it actually isn't that complicated to understand. When broken down to its simplest form, the internet is just a series of systematic steps to ensure that people get what they are requesting. So that when you are searching for cat videos on YouTube, you actually get cat videos and not videos of WWE Wrestle-mania.Watch Now
Episode 4: It burns! I wish I would have worn sunscreen!Watch Now
Episode 3: The universe is really, really big. If the Milky Way was the size of a grain of sand, the universe would be the size of a cathedral in comparison. So yeah, the universe is unimaginably huge, tremendously vast and full of mysteries.Watch Now
Episode 2: Did you know the chances of going gray increase 10-20% every decade after 30 years of age? But why does hair turn gray and what does age have to do with it? Well, let's talk about it!Watch Now
Episode 1: Are you curious to why drinking beverages with high levels of caffeine such as coffee, tea and soda make you pee more often? Let's talk about it!Watch Now